Sandia National Laboratories General Technologist (Early/Mid-Career) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a diverse team that solves challenging issues of national interest?

We are seeking a General Technologist to join our dynamic team.

On any given day, you may be called on to support for multiple classified R&D labs may include, but is not limited to:

  • Managing safety supplies and equipment in the labs (eyewash stations, emergency showers, PPE, etc.);
  • Maintenance and inspection of laboratory equipment such as forklifts, cranes and rigging, lifts, GSA passenger vehicles and other similar pieces of equipment;
  • Maintenance and calibration of laboratory tools including explosives multi-meters, torque wrenches, and scales;
  • Responsibility for maintaining laboratory supplies including hardware (nuts and bolts), chemicals, and disposables that include paper towels, containers, etc.;
  • Supporting shipping and receiving efforts for large shipments that go over land, air, and sea to reach their destination;
  • Basic lab operations will include operating forklifts, scissor lift, and cranes, the proper usage and disposal of a wide variety of chemicals, minor machine tool use purchasing parts and equipment, parts acceptance and quality assurance, working with local vendors/suppliers, and overall maintenance and support for the operational needs of the spaces.

Required:

  • At least 1 year of experience in position related technologies, such as mechanics, electronics, computers, hardware schematics/drawings.
  • Experience with project schedule compliance and establishing activities based on competing priorities.
  • Assembly and testing laboratory operations experience.
  • Ability to operate laboratory equipment (forklift, scissor lift, passenger vehicle, and crane).
  • Active DOE L Security clearance or Active DOD TS Security clearance required to start.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a required DOE Q security clearance.

Desired:

  • Experience working in a dynamic teaming environment and contribute to success of the team.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and individual high-quality output.
  • Experience in an aerospace quality laboratory environment with FOD control, ESD control, and other flight hardware protective measures.
  • Training in explosives operations.
  • Experience with pressure operations.
  • Machine tool operating experience.
  • Experience with design software such as Pro-E, Solid-Works, Auto-Cad, and Visio.
  • Experience with 3-D printers and their operations.
  • Experience in working with technical teams.
  • Active DOE Q security clearance.

Department Description:

The Center 5400 Integrated Technical Systems Department, 5403-2 Technical Program Support Team is seeking General Laboratory Support Technologists to support multiple missions within Center 5400. Department 5403-2 is comprised of varied technical capabilities and technologists to provide expertise with operating Test and Assembly labs for hardware, systems assembly, ground test, instrumentation, and mission characterization.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
  • Extraordinary co-workers
  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
  • Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) L-level security clearance to start.

Position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) L-level security clearance or active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD) to be considered for this position.

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Selected applicants will be required to pass a Job Placement Assessment before beginning the job to ensure that they can perform the essential physical requirements, with or without accommodations.